Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in the Industry of Primary Metal Manufacturing

The salary statistics and trend of architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare architectural and civil drafters salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,070
25th Percentile Wage
$49,030
50th Percentile Wage
$61,600
75th Percentile Wage
$73,710
90th Percentile Wage
$82,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for architectural and civil drafters in the industry of primary metal manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architectural and civil drafters is $82,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent architectural and civil drafters is $39,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architectural and civil drafters in the industry of Primary Metal Manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,600
9.32% 9.32%
2016
$55,860
4.91% -
2015
$53,120
11.09% -
2014
$47,230
-0.85% -
2013
$47,630
-17.28% -
2012
$55,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Architectural and Civil Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of architectural and civil drafters in 34 industries within the manufacturing sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of architectural and civil drafters in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$68,740
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$66,530
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$66,030
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$61,600
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$61,500
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$59,750
Foundries
$59,680
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$57,840
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$57,450
Machinery Manufacturing
$57,430
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$57,120
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,990
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$56,680
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$53,830
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,660
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$50,890
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$50,890
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,610
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,490
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$50,460
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$50,310
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$50,300
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$48,650
Wood Product Manufacturing
$48,360
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$47,670
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$47,630
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$47,250
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$47,110
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$46,280
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$45,670
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$44,510
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$44,050
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$43,960
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$43,860

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